Isabel Whitney

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Isabel Lydia Whitney (born 1878 in Brooklyn, New York - died 1962) was an American painter and muralist. She was a student of fellow artists Arthur Wesley Dow and Howard Pyle, having studied at the Pratt Institute. Whitney travelled extensively, most prominently in Taos, New Mexico during the 1920s.

In later life she befriended the transsexual writer Dawn Langley Simmons, who was then living as a man, and eventually left her $2million and the 40 room mansion they shared together.

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